PG awarded Best Entrepreneur Mentor by skill min

03 Feb,2017

By A Correspondent

 

Pradeep Gupta, CMD, Cyber Media India Ltd, has been recognised and awarded the Best Mentor (Private) for his role and contribution to mentoring entrepreneurs in the private sector at the National Entrepreneurship Awards 2016, instituted by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE).

 

The award was handed over by Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in the presence of Home Minister Rajnath Singh. During the ceremony, an overview of MSDE’s entrepreneurship initiatives were outlined by Minister Rudy. Home Minister Rajnath Singh in his speech highlighted the role of entrepreneurship in making India a leading economy globally. He also congratulated the winners and praised them for their exceptional achievements.

 

PG, as Pradeep Gupta is also known in media circles, is a first-generation entrepreneur pioneered technology publishing in India when he launched CyberMedia in 1982 at age 28. A BTech from IIT Delhi and PGDBM from IIM Calcutta, PG has also set up an incubation and acceleration centre for electronics start-ups. PG is one of India’s earliest angel investors and chairs the Alumni Trust, sponsors of IvyCap Ventures with corpus of $140mn for Series A and is on the board of OOM Calcutta Innovation Park.

 

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